According to TCM the bitterness of Kale is great for the liver and it has stomach strengthening and pain reducing qualities also As the temperature starts to cool now, it’s important to change the way we eat. Using foods and recipes, which have warming and stomach nourishing qualities will help prepare us for the cold damp months of winter ahead.

500g diced organic chicken thigh fillets trimmed of fat

1 sliced brown onion

3 cloves garlic crushed
3 cm piece of ginger grated
4 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon peanut oil
1 red capsicum sliced
12 medium sized button mushrooms thickly sliced
1 bunch kale roughly chopped

1) combine soy, garlic, ginger, soy and honey in a small bowl and set aside
2) heat peanut oil in wok, add onion and capsicum until soft
3) add diced chicken thighs and cook through (if you use chicken breast it will dry out)
4) add mushroom until glossy and soft
5) add kale and combined soy, garlic, ginger and honey
6) cook and until kale is wilted.  You can add a splash of water if required

Serve with basmati or brown rice 

Published on November 14, 2013